The fastest-growing category of portable computer is the tablet, which in 2011 accounted for some 15 percent of the market. A fiercely competitive market has developed, as Apple's competitors queue up to try and topple the iPad from its dominant position and gain traction in the developing BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) IT landscape.
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At Mobile World Congress, HP lays out its enterprise lineup of Windows-powered tablets and a retail point-of-sale setup.
Microsoft execs have acknowledged publicly what's been rumored for months: An update to Windows 8.1 is coming to users this spring.
The first 8-inch tablet offering 4G connectivity for under $250.
Microsoft is cutting the price it charges PC makers for each copy of Windows 8 they sell from $50 to $15, but only on low-end devices, according to a new report.
Windows users and Microsoft will tell you that the iPad can't do real work since it doesn't have Office. What will they say once Office is on the iPad?
Buying tech on a budget? These 17 gadgets are the very best for $150 or less -- from speakers to streamers, coffee machines and computer peripherals.
The rumor that Microsoft is soon to roll out Office for the iPad is being met with the question of why the company would negate the advantage Windows has with Office. The answer may be the iPad's entry into the enterprise.
One of the best things about being a writer is the ability to leverage mobile tech to do the job. The six systems I use are as portable as can be, which lets me work practically anywhere without compromise.
Want a case for your Windows tablet? Maroo has some stylish new choices, including custom-designed products for Surface and Surface Pro.
A device that looks like an AT&T LTE-enabled Surface 2 has received FCC approval. Maybe the promised ARM-based Surface with built-in wireless is close to announcement.
Appstore developers will continue to earn their standard revenue cut when customers make purchases using Amazon Coins.
As far as Microsoft interfaces go, the live tiles that are the major feature of the home screens of Windows Phone and Windows 8 haven't been around very long. Even so, given how ineffective they are, it's been far too long.
The Windows RT 8.1-based Surface 2 is a fine tablet for home and work, but the recommendation comes with some sizeable caveats.
Samsung has a commanding Android lead in the enterprise with Motorola a strong No. 2. Given Lenovo's acquisition of Motorola there's a good chance the Android race will become more interesting in the enterprise.
Microsoft plans to release its Lync unified communications app for Android tablets this summer. It also will deliver federated video across Lync and Skype before the end of 2014.